Posts by Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.

August 8, 2022

Red Statues of Putin Riding a Tank Pop Up in Parks Around the World

In Paris, Barcelona, and New York City, a red statue of Vladimir Putin has quietly made an appearance. The brainchild of French artist James Colomina, the statue shows the Russian leader riding a small tank like a child would ride a toy car. Colomina is known for his red sculptures that often comment on social issues, and after five months at war with Ukraine, Putin could not escape the artist's commentary.

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August 3, 2022

Bladesmith Uses Ancient Meteorites to Create Artistic Knives

Bladesmith Tristan Dare is known for his creative knife designs made of unusual materials. And not only are the materials unconventional, but they're also ancient. Dare, who is based in Idaho, often uses meteorites to create his blades, giving new meaning to something that is billions of years old. In his latest design, he has combined a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite and Damascus steel into a blade that he calls Fire in the Sky.

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August 1, 2022

45 Creative Dorm Room Essentials to Express Your Personal Style

It's that time of year again. With college move-in day rapidly approaching, there can be so much to think about. Whether you are a freshman on your own for the first time or a returning student digging into your major, everyone needs a space to call their own. Do you have everything you need to transform your dorm room into a cozy, cool environment? Living on your own can be an exciting, but stressful transition.

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